## Pricing Question

By beck30 Updated 28 Mar 2009 , 2:17am by beck30

beck30 Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 7:37pm
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I made this cake for practice last week and a riend of mine wants to know how much I would charge for this cake. It is a 6,8,10 inch and has 43 fondant flowers. Im not sure what to tell her. Could anyone here help me? Thank you!

2 replies
indydebi Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 9:05pm
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My rates, as posted on my website, are \$4.50/serving for fondant cake x approx 75 servings = \$337.50 plus whatever you would charge for all of those flowers.

To figure a price for the flowers, let's assume it took you 4 hours to make 40 flowers (round numbers). Assume you charge \$30/hour to make these flowers (and that includes materials).

You can make:
10 flowers per hour (40 flowers divided by 4 hours)
at \$30/hour = \$3.00 per flower (\$30/hour divided by 10 flowers).
\$3 per flower x 40 flowers ..... add \$120 for the flowers.

beck30 Posted 28 Mar 2009 , 2:17am
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Thank you! I was going totell her 220 im glad I didnt!